Norman P Bordenkecher

Born: Tue., Jan. 28, 1936
Died: Tue., Mar. 4, 2014


4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., Mar. 07, 2014
Location: Murphy-Parks Funeral Home

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 AM Sat., Mar. 08, 2014
Location: St. Joseph Catholic Church

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Norman Paul Bordenkecher, 78, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, March, 4, 2014, at Johnson Memorial Hospital in Franklin.

He was born Jan. 28, 1936, to Walter Bordenkecher and Anna (Wesseler) Bordenkecher in Indianapolis. He married Edith (Schmidt) Bordenkecher on May 18, 1957, and she survives.

Other survivors include children: Diana Beagle and husband, Ed, of Granger; Steve Bordenkecher and wife, Rosanne, of Franklin; Larry Bordenkecher of Indianapolis; Linda Carter and husband, Brian, of Shelbyville; Dennis Bordenkecher and wife, Laura, of Franklin; Tony Bordenkecher and wife, Saundra, of Franklin; Greg Bordenkecher and wife, Courtney, of South Carolina;14 grandchildren; and siblings, Margaret Kennedy, Bill Bordenkecher, Joe Bordenkecher, Carolyn Hines and Pauline Graf, all of Indianapolis.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and siblings, Anita Bordenkecher, Charles Bordenkecher and Phyllis Metzler.

Mr. Bordenkecher was a union diesel mechanic with Local 135 of Teamsters.

He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Mr. Bordenkecher was a member of the National Rifle Association.

He was interested in attending gun shows looking for items relating to World War II. Hunting and gardening were his favorite pastimes. Chopping wood was his physical exercise and he enjoyed doing it.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 7, 2014, at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service & Crematory, 703 S. Harrison St. Rosary will be recited at 3:30 p.m. Friday.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 8, 2014, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 125 E. Broadway St., with Father Aaron Pfaff officiating.

Burial will be at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Shelbyville.

Funeral Directors Greg A. Parks and Sheila J. Parks are honored to conduct the services for Mr. Bordenkecher.

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Brenda J Swift
   Posted Fri March 07, 2014
I wanted to send my sympahy to all of you for your lose. I can not make it to the visitation or funeral and wanted to send my regrets. I am praying for all of you as you go through this time of mourning with each other. God is awesome and He will help you as you take this journey together as a family and later in life. I hope it will help to be able to realize he is now with Our Lord. God Bless all of you!!

Mary Jane Wireman
   Posted Fri March 07, 2014

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Sharon Rupert-Bascovsky
   Posted Fri March 07, 2014
My thoughts and prayers are with you and the your family.
Norman was a wonderful man. He will be sadly missed.

Machelle Collins
   Posted Fri March 07, 2014
My thoughts are with you and your family.
My deepest sympathy for the loss of your father.

Margie Reddick McCall
   Posted Fri March 07, 2014
My most sincere smypathy to Edie and the family. I had many happy memories at the home on Michigan Street and my children have always remembered coming to Norm and Edie's home in Shelbyville, especially since they had animals at the time.
It is my prayer that the family will find peace in remembering the happy times they shared. Norm was a good man and cousin who married my dear friend of many years.
God bless you all.

Diana Harness
   Posted Fri March 07, 2014
It sadden me when I saw that a friend had passed away. He cared dearly for his wife always looking out for her and spoke often of his family. He shared his beliefs and some of his memories. I only found out too late to attend the viewing to express my condolences to his family. It was my privilege to have known him. My prayers will include his family in this time of sorrow.

Beverly Voelker's Green
   Posted Sat March 08, 2014
I am sorry to say I did not hear of Norman's passing until this morning and the funeral arrangements until this afternoon. My heart goes out to his wife and family and siblings. I graduated from Holy Cross Grade School with Norman and was on a committee with him and several others for our 50th Grade School Reunion. I met his wife at that time. We all had so much fun reminiscing about the good old days!!!!! I have many memories of good times in our young lives. May God be with you and help you in this difficult time! Again, I am very sad to hear of his passing. God love you!!!

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